Prep Impressions: Nov. 26, 2021

RIVERSIDE – The Montclair-Arlington varsity football game on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, was one more surprise in a season full of them. For Montclair, the No. 2 seed in the CIF-Southern Section Division 13, to be shut out in the championship game has to sting A LOT. The Cavaliers came in scoring four touchdowns a … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Nov. 19, 2021

RIALTO – The Indian Springs-Rialto varsity football game on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, was a lot of fun until the lights went out with less than 3 minutes left in the game, causing an 18-minute delay that dragged out the result and the post-game process on a </chefskissemoji> classic. For Indian Springs, getting to a … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Nov. 12, 2021

CORONA – The Mission Viejo-Corona Centennial varsity football game on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, was close until it wasn’t. For Mission Viejo, a strong start belied the Diablos’ lack of strength and mobility among its interior players. Junior QB Kadin Semonza was accurate early but was forced to roll out on more than half of … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Nov. 5, 2021

RIVERSIDE – The Capistrano Valley-Riverside North varsity football game on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, was everything one could want out of the first 12 minutes – big plays, big hits, back-and-forth scoring – but then reality set in. For Capistrano Valley, junior QB Trey Kukuk (pictured) could be an all-time great but he lacks the … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Oct. 29, 2021

RIALTO – The Fontana Summit-Rialto Eisenhower varsity football game on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021, was a low-scoring, tempo-controlled grind befitting a league championship game. For Fontana Summit, a massive 17-play, 10-minute drive to begin the second half that is probably the longest possession we’ve seen this season. Five first downs on the drive in all … Continue reading